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    Analysis of Gerrit van Honthorst's Painting, Musical Group on a Balcony The Dutch painter Gerrit van Honthorst was known in Rome as Gherardo delle Notti (Gerard of the Night Scenes) for his striking use of a single light source to illuminate a dark scene. He was successful in bringing Caravaggio’s lighting techniques with him to the North, influencing many painters, including Rembrandt. But his painting “Musical Group on a Balcony” is a departure from his customarily dark depictions. This piece

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    period of time. First one is “Triptych with scenes from the Life of St. George” (1425-50) by Aragon. Second, “Christ Nailed to the Cross and The Crucifixion” (1595) by Giovanni Battista Cremonini. Third, “The Mocking of Christ” (1617) by Gerrit van Honthorst. Finally, “The death of Saint Louis” (1858) by Ary Scheffer. I would like to start with introducing each art in its time period. First art is called “Triptych with scenes from the Life of St. George” (1425-50) by Aragon. As seen in the picture

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